University of Nevada, Reno
February 7, 2011

Poly Sci students take 1st runner-up at National iOMe Challenge

Four students from Nevada were awarded first-runner-up and $2,000 in the national iOMe Challenge, a competition that challenges students across the country to demonstrate the need for individuals to maintain personal economic security through a six percent personal savings rate.

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Piece of paper that reads: "social security"

Nevada earns spot on 2011 Peace Corps Top Colleges rankings

The University of Nevada, Reno, ranks 21st on Peace Corps' 2011 rankings of the top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in the medium-size schools category.

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Jeff Crooks

Other News & Announcements

Hug High and University partner to assist students

TV program inspires University researcher’s work with gold

University Art Professor offered a historic opportunity

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Holman named to national, international education boards

University officer, detection K9 play major role at Super Bowl

Police Commander Eric James awarded Medal of Valor

Upcoming Events

  • Visiting Musicians: Jana Starling, clarinet and Gail Novak, piano
    Tuesday, Feb. 8, noon
    Nightingale Concert Hall
  • Knowledge Center a la Carte
    Feb. 7-11 
    Knowledge Center
  • Discover Science: The World as Seen Through the Lens of a Scientist
    Wednesday, Feb. 9, 3 p.m.
    Joe Crowley Student Union Ballroom
  • Beyond Polar Bears and Penguins: What Lies Beneath Our Planet's Ice Sheets?
    Friday, Feb. 11, 4 p.m.
    Knowledge Center Auditorium
  • Remembering The Misfits
    Sunday, Feb. 13, 2 p.m.
    Knowledge Center Auditorium

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Nevada’s land-grant university founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno ranks in the top tier of best national universities by U.S. News and World Report and is steadily growing in enrollment, excellence and reputation. The University serves nearly 21,000 students. Part of the Nevada System of Higher Education, the University is home to the University of Nevada School of Medicine, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and Wolf Pack Athletics. Through a commitment to world-improving research, student success and outreach benefitting the communities and businesses of Nevada, the University has impact across the state and around the world. For more information, visit

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